Imagine yourself surrounded by endless savannas and some of the most amazing animals in the world. On any of our 2017 escorted Africa tours, you will get the chance to see wildlife in their most primitive environment; wildebeests crossing The Grumeti into Kenya during the great migration, elephants grazing and lions sprawled in the sun. Africa is brimming with excitement and memorable experiences. A 2017 Africa tour can be one of the most challenging and rewarding experiences in a traveler’s lifetime. Nowhere else in the world can an individual truly see such beautiful scenery, amazing culture, and raw wildlife. Ernest Hemingway once said, "I never knew of a morning in Africa when I woke up and wasn't happy"... It's easy to understand why Hemingway felt this way due to the amazing biodiversity that exists in Africa. No matter where you are in Africa, you're happy to be a part of it. No matter where you go in Africa, there's lots to see, do, and most importantly of all experience!
The best time to visit Africa is during The Great Migration.The Great Migration, which consists of roughly over 1.6 million wildebeests, antelopes, and zebras traveling 1200 miles for food and water begins in January from Tanzania to Kenya. The best view point is during The Grumeti Crossing between July and September.
Earth Journeys... created by Tauck and BBC Earth. This classic African safari evokes safaris of yesteryear... an expedition to get to know the world's most majestic animals - the "Big Five" - in their natural habitats within the magnificent national .. (click for more)
The Spirit of South Africa Experience the spirit of South Africa with Collette's 14-Day Spectacular South Africa. Visit South Africa’s cosmopolitan cities, posh resorts, expansive desert, magnificent wildlife and fertile wine country combine with a .. (click for more)
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PROMISING THE VERY BEST wildlife viewing in Kenya and Tanzania, this safari is sure to wow the first-time traveler to Africa as well as the safari enthusiast planning a tenth wildlife pilgrimage. Roam the plains of the Serengeti in Tanzania and the M.. (click for more)
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In our 25+ years of accommodating guests on their ideal escorted Africa tour, our list of escorted Africa tours has grown significantly with amazing itineraries ranging in different classes of service. Here's a small list of destinations you'll be visiting on any one of the spectacular itineraries:
Africa is not only known for its safaris, but its beaches as well. Capetown is filled with beautiful seascapes and scenery. The water is crisp and clear and many of the beaches are lined with palm trees. Each year many surfers flock to the area to catch the perfect wave. Visitors can tour museums, browse around some of the many shops and spend time at the Greenmarket Square.
To get a great view of Capetown, visitors should take a cable car ride up Table Mountain. It’s a view like no other! For those that are adventurous they can walk or hike back down the mountain.
Kruger National Park is a great place to enjoy nature and stay at a campsite. Visitors are often able to see zebras grazing in the grass, hippos at a nearby watering hole or giraffes munching on some leaves. It’s the destination of choice for those that really want to experience Africa.
Robben Island is a very interesting place. Visitors will have to take a ferry from Capetown to get to Robben Island. Once there they will receive a tour of Nelson Mandela’s actual prison cell from former inmates.
There’s a lot to do in the second largest township in Africa. Soweto Township has several unique restaurants to dine in. There’s also an Apartheid Museum and other sites to see nearby such as Desmond Tutu’s former home. This township offers visitors an up close look at South Africa’s culture and day to day life.
The southernmost point in Africa is a must see for those who are geography enthusiasts. It’s the meeting point of the Atlantic and Indian Oceans. During the summer months thousands of wildflowers are in bloom and waterfowl can be seen flying around.
Winelands is truly the place to relax while vacationing in Africa. Visitors can enjoy not only traditional African fare at some of the many restaurants, but even Indian and French food as well. It’s a great city for those that want to take a walking tour of the area or relax at a nearby spa. Winelands is filled with both history and culture.
An African tour is one of the best ways to travel to this continent/ Travelers can see all of the most interesting sights while being guided along the way. One of the biggest challenges about booking a tour to Africa is deciding what to do. There's just so much to take and see that many travelers have to go back more than once in order to take in all the sites.